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    Default What's your take on ridiculously large watches?

    When I say ridiculously large, I mean a watch with a face diameter of 63 mm!
    I was looking around in Macy's the other day and found this white Gucci watch that I think clocked in at that diameter (no pun intended, ha ha!)... although when you think about it is rather like wearing a clock on your wrist!

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    Geez! Doesn't Flava Flav wear one that size around his neck?

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    No true man wars a watch with a case diameter of over 50 mm. Anything larger is for little boys with genital issues.
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    Quote Originally Posted by doug1066 View Post
    No true man wars a watch with a case diameter of over 50 mm. Anything larger is for little boys with genital issues.
    are you saying Flava Flav has genital issues
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    Quote Originally Posted by mandoman View Post
    are you saying Flava Flav has genital issues
    Let's just say that I believe that Brigitte Nielsen is more manly than Flava Flav
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    Quote Originally Posted by doug1066 View Post
    Let's just say that I believe that Brigitte Nielsen is more manly than Flava Flav
    Zing! I believe that!

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    I think they are great of you want to bring unsolicited comments about yourself.

    Me, I only use a watch for keeping time.
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    Hi everyone,

    My mistake... The watch is not made by Gucci. It's made by Diesel. A Diesel DZ7194, to be exact.

    To give you an idea of how ridiculous this thing is:



    And evidently it's not just ONE watch... it's FOUR!
    Case size: 65MM X 57MM!

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    I guess I could see the need for a watch that big if your eyesight was fading...
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    I have pretty large wrists (have to get xtra long in leather straps). A 45mm Omega Planet Ocean is at the outer limits of what I want to see on my arm. YMMV

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    The ones the hipsters wear? No thanks.
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    watches in a watch?



    I prefer the subtle understated dress watch. A small function for date display is handy but not essential. And obviously not gold, at least for me.

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    Default Mine's Bigger Than Yours

    Understated elegance!
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    I think this style of watch is called a "submariner" watch or something along those lines. I'm not a fan.
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    As appalling as they are, I believe that they are here to stay. It's quite unfortunate that brands such as Rolex or Omega are starting to build watches with larger and larger cases. As for me, I can't stand them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KarthVader View Post
    I think this style of watch is called a "submariner" watch or something along those lines. I'm not a fan.
    Submariner is the classic Rolex diver (and there are about a bazillion that take inspiration from it, including the Orient I am wearing right now), but it is not a big watch by contemporary standards. I think the current Submariner is either 40 or 42 mm, and the older ones may have been a tad smaller.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavyRay View Post
    Understated elegance!


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    i also love ridiculously big razors
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    I agree that large watches are stupid. Just recently spent an entire evening trying to find a watch for my father In-Laws 65th birthday and I was surprised by how many giant watches are now available.
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    Just put a Starrett mm rule next to my Rolex Datejust. It is 37.5 mm from edge of case to end of stem. It is 30mm on the face. And this watch is plenty big enough. Short of being almost blind, I can see no use for a watch that big.

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